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Solitude
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Solitude
Solitude
A cormorant embraces evening - a
composite of two images in Photoshop with the addition of the flood filter.

© Deborah  Sandidge
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Karma Wilson
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    These composites you do are amazing!

Great shot.

Karma

8/26/2004 8:41:18 AM

 
Michael Allen

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Deborah, Very realistic effect.

Nicely done.

Great color and framing. ..mike ;-]

8/26/2004 8:43:23 AM

 
Donna J. Taff
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This is so wonderful; I'd love to have it hanging on my wall,Deborah!!!!!!!

8/26/2004 8:55:02 AM

 
Marcie A. Fowler
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Beautifully done. Excellent use of effects!!

8/26/2004 9:05:49 AM

 
Dan J. Holm
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Absolutely GORGEOUS, Deborah!! Extremely well done!

8/26/2004 9:10:09 AM

 
ADILSON F. FERREIRA
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Wonderful effects and colors, great shot Deborah!!!

8/26/2004 9:10:35 AM

 
Robin L. Wehrman
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WOW! This is magnificent and beautifully done. Awesome colors the perfect photo Deborah!!

8/26/2004 9:36:37 AM

 
Sharon  Day
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WOW oh WOW! Had to outdo the wows :D Redundant, but this really is beautifully done! This is just absolutely stunning. As much as the sunset and the flood filter, your effects on the bird and rock are fantastic!

8/26/2004 9:46:20 AM

 
Stacey A. Bates
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Gorgeous Deborah, great composite, love the colors!! Well Done!!!

8/26/2004 9:59:55 AM

 
Deborah  Sandidge
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Thanks soooo much for your thoughtful comments! :0) I'm glad you liked this little fabrication in PS! I enjoyed doing it (a gazillion times till I was happy, LOL!) The two images seemed to fit.

8/26/2004 10:01:34 AM

 
Michael Khoury
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Woh, Deborah,...a striking expression!!

8/26/2004 10:03:55 AM

 
Mette Vendelboe Allison

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I simply love the colours (especially the blue feathers) and the lines here, Deborah! Great job- good luck:-)

8/26/2004 10:07:28 AM

 
Diane  Addonizio
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Extremely well done!

8/26/2004 10:53:16 AM

 
Colette M. Metcalf
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Just gorgeous, Deborah!!!

8/26/2004 11:10:37 AM

 
Bonnie C. Lackey
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Fantastic, Deborah!

8/26/2004 11:12:57 AM

 
Carolyn  M. Fletcher
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Winner winner winner!!!!

8/26/2004 12:08:11 PM

 
Joy Brown
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Fantastic! Definitely a winner!!!

8/26/2004 12:12:36 PM

 
Michael Wehrman
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Very pretty Deborah

8/26/2004 12:49:44 PM

 
Janet Detota
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Well, you've done it yet again!! There's just no stopping you!! Fabulous!

8/26/2004 1:38:53 PM

 
Kelly Abernathy
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You continue to amaze me! This is stunning! -K

8/26/2004 2:18:35 PM

 
Dale Ann Cubbage
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Oooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooohhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh! I love what you did with this one!! Fabulous!!!!!!!!!

8/26/2004 2:32:19 PM

 
Susan T. Parady
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I agree, outstanding work!

8/26/2004 2:45:55 PM

 
Jonna Bergström

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Very very beautiful, Deborah!

8/26/2004 3:04:21 PM

 
Deborah  Sandidge
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Thank you, you guys are absolutely the best! Very thoughtful comments and I take each one to heart. :o) (I was supposed to be doing my Painter 8 homework, but couldn't stay on task, LOL!)

8/26/2004 3:09:40 PM

 
Deborah C. Lewinson
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WOW, Deb, this is breathtaking, fantastic, dramatic, and gorgeous!!!

8/26/2004 3:14:14 PM

 
Stephen Zacker
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WOW! Great colors and capture!

8/26/2004 4:10:10 PM

 
Susan T. Evans
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Wow Deb they keep getting better and better, a winner to me too!!!

8/26/2004 4:57:56 PM

 
Cindy Cone
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This is spectacular, Deb! Great work! And, of course, I love that it's another cormorant!

8/26/2004 5:28:23 PM

 
Deborah  Sandidge
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Thanks so much, much appreciated!!! Yes, Cindy -- one for the cormorants! They pose so beautifully, hard to resist - yours is still my favorite!

8/26/2004 6:33:11 PM

 
Terry  R. Hatfield
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Beautiful Finalist Deb Congrats To You:-)

9/13/2004 5:39:20 PM

 
Deborah C. Lewinson
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Am still in awe, congratulations, Deb!!!

9/13/2004 5:46:22 PM

 
Janet Detota
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Not surprised to see this here! Congratulations!!

9/13/2004 6:13:14 PM

 
Susan T. Parady
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Congrats, Deborah!!!

9/13/2004 6:38:54 PM

 
Darren K. Fisher
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Awesome job here congrats to you on your finalist.

9/13/2004 6:43:07 PM

 
Donna J. Taff
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Congratulation's, Deborah!!!!!

9/13/2004 6:49:14 PM

 
ashley nicholas
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Congratulations on all of your finalists Deborah, they are all well deserved.

9/13/2004 6:51:34 PM

 
Jennifer Rennison

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Beautiful Deborah!! Congratulations!

9/13/2004 7:05:51 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Another work of art!! Congratulations on your finalist photo!!

9/13/2004 7:12:53 PM

 
Kelly Abernathy
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Congratulations Deborah! -K

9/13/2004 7:14:50 PM

 
Dale Ann Cubbage
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Many heartfelt congrats to you Deborah!

9/13/2004 7:50:33 PM

 
Cindy Cone
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Many congrats on this wonderful finalist, as well as all of your others, Deb!

9/13/2004 8:08:20 PM

 
Jim Kinnunen
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Congrats Deborah!!

9/13/2004 8:12:00 PM

 
Joy Brown
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Congratulations on this and your other awesome winners, Deborah!

9/13/2004 8:37:39 PM

 
Wendy Amdahl
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You go girl! Looks like you got a good thing going with the bird shadows and the water....congratulations on ALL of your wins. Beautiful work!

9/13/2004 8:43:00 PM

 
Susan T. Evans
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Congrats Deb on this and your other finalists!!!

9/13/2004 11:10:01 PM

 
Tom Andersen
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Congratulations, Deborah! Love the colors.

9/14/2004 4:38:21 AM

 
Kasia Elser
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Congrats! Great shot!

9/14/2004 4:56:21 AM

 
Cathy Barrows
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Congrats!...beautiful...best of luck to you

9/14/2004 5:18:51 AM

 
Janice Forrest
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Congratulations and good luck in the next round.

9/14/2004 6:38:12 AM

 
Deborah  Sandidge
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Thank you sooooooo much for the warm congrats and good wishes, I appreciate it!!

9/14/2004 6:44:28 AM

 
Kathleen Clemons
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Congrats on all of your finalists, Deborah. Very well-deserved!

9/14/2004 7:01:24 AM

 
Stacey A. Bates
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Congrats Deborah!! :-)

9/14/2004 7:54:28 AM

 
Mette Vendelboe Allison

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Big congratulations, Deborah!

9/14/2004 9:15:49 AM

 
Leanne M.E. Boyd
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Congratulations, Deborah!

9/14/2004 9:41:43 AM

 
Robin L. Wehrman
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Congratulations to you Deborah!!!!!

9/14/2004 9:45:35 AM

 
Karen Engelbreth
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Congratulations Deborah!

9/14/2004 11:03:22 AM

 
Sherrie H. Penny
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Deborah, Great JOB! Congrats... You have to love the flood filter...

9/14/2004 12:37:53 PM

 
Dan J. Holm
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Congratulations, Deborah!! Magnificent image!! Very very well deserved!

9/14/2004 2:08:55 PM

 
Stan J. Contrades
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MANY CONGRATULATIONS, Deborah, on your seven (yep, I counted them :-)) selections of fabulous images! Much best wishes in the next judging stage!
Aloha,
Stan

9/14/2004 2:23:34 PM

 
Deborah  Sandidge
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Thanks so much! Best of luck to you too! :0)

9/14/2004 5:33:25 PM

 
Ellen Peach
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Congrats on ALL your finalists, Deborah....all fantastic & well deserved!

9/14/2004 5:45:01 PM

 
Deborah  Sandidge
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Thanks so much Ellen, congrats to you too!

9/14/2004 9:16:53 PM

 
Carol Brill
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Deborah, terrific work here, congratulations and best of luck!

9/14/2004 10:09:12 PM

 
Deborah  Sandidge
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Thanks so much, Carol!

9/15/2004 7:52:14 AM

 
Heather L. Jacks
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I missed this one! Congrats!

9/15/2004 10:03:47 AM

 
Deborah  Sandidge
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Hi Heather, thank you! :o)

9/15/2004 8:05:58 PM

 
Colette M. Metcalf
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Congrats, Deborah!!!!

9/18/2004 5:19:19 PM

 
Susana Matos
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Congratulations, great work!
Cheers from Portugal, Su

9/26/2004 8:52:57 AM

 
Paul C. Gazzanigo
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Just gorgeous, Deborah!

A well deserved finalist - congrats!

10/26/2004 10:35:28 AM

 
Anette Linnea Rasmussen
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Excellent job Deborah! Love it!
Congrats on this beautiful finalist!

Best wishes Linnea

1/29/2005 9:51:54 AM

 
Deborah  Sandidge
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Thank you Colette, Susan, Paul and Linnea - I appreciate your thoughtful comments!

1/29/2005 7:03:42 PM

 
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